Ms Anna McKenna
Lecturer in English as a Foreign Language
English Language Centre - Plymouth Global (Academic Partnerships)
Lecturer in English for Academic Purposes mainly dealing with students at Masters and MPhil/PhD level, raising students' awareness of the areas in their English language use which they need to improve on for their specific purposes. Students are either preparing to start their programmes of study - pre-sessional, or currently on their programme - insessional.
MA Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Diploma in Teaching English to Adults, BA - Honours Literary Theory, BA English Literature
Research into effective methods of feedback and error correction to help students to improve their writing skills. Developing suitable tools which students can use to raise awareness of their mistakes in writing and devise their own strategies to self-edit and overcome 'bad habits' in writing.